Dec 4, 2012 4:00am EST
us for more, michelle kozinski. good to see you. give us a sense of the scale of international media. i don't think i've seen a paper this morning from around europe that hasn't got their picture on the front pain. >> right. you can't dozen it that this is huge global news. all over the tabloid press, magazines, fwgossip columns sin the day they've walked down the aisle. so even though you felt like you needed to give a bit of a disclaimer there since it's a morning show you felt it right that you you should mention it, but you can't deny this is big. minutes after the announcement was officially made by the palace yesterday afternoon, there were photos, composite photos that were being compiled online. imagining what this child will look like. there was immediately a twitter handle called i am royal baby. around the u.s. where of course we know the royal family is enormously popular, cities around the country are asking for live shots from london. this is just one of those things that gives people something to pay attention to. and it is happy news, although it does come with the un
Dec 3, 2012 4:00am EST
right. thanks for that. that's the latest. meanwhile president obama and michelle obama paid tribute to this year's recipients of the kennedy honors. they're recognized for contributions to the arts. >> when the brits in additionally kept their distance, led zeppelin grabbed america from the opening. we were ready for what jimmy called songs with a lot of light and shape. it's been said that a generation of young people survived teenage angst with a pair of head phones and a zeppelin album and a generation of parents wondered what all that noise was about. >>> in the united states today, november ism manufacturing index out at 10:00 eastern. forecast for a reading of 51. also october construction spending. expected to rise half a percent. and james bullard speaks about the monetary policy at 1:40 p.m. a pretty light day for earnings. look for results from pep boys. they are after the close. as far as u.s. futures are concerned right now, we are implied for an upward start. s&p 500 called up 1.5 points, nasdaq 20. dow has been down last two months #%. nasdaq up about 1%. s&p up 0.3%.
Dec 12, 2012 4:00am EST
by a picture of him embracing first lady michelle obama. aside from the u.s. election, other major events this year included the summer olympics, the super bowl, and superstorm sandy. a tongue twister. celebrities also packed a punch for twitter user. justin bieber, of course, held the title of most re-tweeted before obama's. news of whitney houston's death in february generated more than ten million mentions. humbling. >> i think boris yeltsin at the opec got hit -- >> his tweets or pictures -- >> i'm not sure why he got caught in the zip wire. >> right. right. and him at the opening ceremonies dancing awkwardly. >> him -- him at the opening ceremony got a huge amount of response. >> as it should. we want to know what your favorite tweet, hash tag, or tui tweet, pic -- i hate myself for those terms. get in touch by e-mail, firstname.lastname@example.org. you can also tweet us, @cnbcwex. >>> ahead, north korea held a rocket launch but the international community is hardly impressed. we'll have reaction in a few minutes. >>> welcome back to "worldwide exchange." here are the top three stories trending